Year of entry
3 years full-time
Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.
Optional Estimate: £600How are these costs calculated?
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing. Total optional cost: £600
Manchester School of Theatre
A nationally and internationally acclaimed course, the BA (Hons) Acting programme provides the necessary experience and skills to train as a professional actor working on stage and screen.
Based in the Manchester School of Theatre, at the University's new hub for theatre, culture and media, the Acting course enjoys very strong links with many of the region's key employers including BBC, Granada, Royal Exchange Theatre, Contact Theatre, HOME and The Lowry. It is taught by tutors with a wealth of experience as practitioners, researchers and educators.
Former students have gone on to highly successful careers in film, television and theatre and graduates include Sir Anthony Sher, Julie Walters CBE, David Threlfall, Richard Griffiths, Bernard Hill, Steve Coogan, John Thomson, Noreen Kershaw, Amanda Burton and Adam Kotz.
With much input from visiting professional practitioners, the course aims to nurture instinctive ability in an environment that allows for the development of new skills while simultaneously enabling you to recognise particular strengths and abilities.
Workshops, classes, seminars and public performances are designed to synthesise component skills that include voice, movement, acting, textual analysis and research.
Find out more about the Manchester School of Theatre and the Acting course at www.theatre.mmu.ac.uk including details of the audition process and profiles of current students and graduates.
Your career prospects after the course
Graduates of the School pursue careers as professional actors working in theatre, film, TV and radio.
Many former students also establish careers as professional directors, writers, filmmakers, agents and teachers.94%
In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation
DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known